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botanical name:
Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Apple Mint
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Leaves margined and streaked with creamy white. Vigorous spreading habit with softly hairy stems and leaves. Pink or white flowers in summer. Apple scented.

cultivation:
Best in poor, moist soil in full sun.

propagation:
By division or cuttings, easy to root.

usage:
Leaves are used for flavouring.
Oramental foliage plant for containers and hanging baskets.
Attractive to bees.

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